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Pauline Paula Allen Nelson, 78, of Richmond, the widow of Paul M. Nelson passed away, Friday, August 25, 2017 at her home.

Paula was born February 26, 1939 in Breathitt County, KY, to the late Edgar and Evalee Taulbee Allen. She retired as hairdresser after 42 years and was of interdenominational- Protestant faith.

Survivors include her companion and soul mate, James Gatliff of Richmond, a son Greg Nelson, a daughter Paulette Nelson Bork, 2 sisters Irene Overbee of Lexington, KY, Phyllis A. Carpenter Wall of Richmond, KY2 brothers Edgar Allen Jr. of Jackson, KY, Lee Allen of Campton, KY 4 nieces, Karen Overbee, Lavonne C. Rutten, Debbie A, Fugate and Teresa A Ledford 7 nephews L. Jackson Carpenter, Mike Overbee, Rick Overbee, Danny Overbee Tim Overbee, Anthony Allen and Lee Allen II. As well several other nieces and nephews.

Other than her husband and her parents, she was preceded in death by a daughter Brenda Cortie.

Graveside services for Paula will be held at 1:00 PM Wednesday, August 30, 2017 in the Kentucky Veterans Cemetery in Fort Knox, KY with Jason Carpenter officiating. Pallbearers will be Jason Carpenter, Austin Riggs, James Gatliff, Robert Grady and Lee Allen.

Visitation will be Sunday, August 27, 2017 from 5-9 PM at the Oldham, Roberts & Powell Funeral Home.

To express condolences, visit our website at www.orpfh.com.
Published on August 25, 2017
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